Cologne theft arrest

City police have arrested a Belle Ewart man in connection with a cologne theft in Barrie last month.

As part of ROCK95’s Burn Your Mortgage Birthday Bash, the Barrie-based radio station is holding its Turkey Drop on Thursday at the Yonge Street/Big Bay Point Road Zehrs to help the Barrie Food Bank reach its Thanksgiving Food Drive goal of collecting 200 turkeys. Residents are encouraged to drop off a frozen turkey at the Zehrs location between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. to give a hand up to those in need. Getting into the spirit are, from left, ROCK95 morning crew on-air personality Cat Divaris, Barrie Food Bank executive director Peter Sundborg, ROCK95 general manager Dave Carr and announcer Jocelyn Martin. Turkey donators will be put into a draw to win tickets to the bash, taking place on Friday, Nov. 6. Visit for details about the 27th annual event, where one lucky winner will have their mortgage paid off or go home with $200,000. A 1967 convertible Ford Mustang and loads of other prizes are also up for grabs.

Turkey Drop for the needy

As part of ROCK95’s Burn Your Mortgage Birthday Bash, the Barrie-based radio station is holding its Turkey Drop at the Yonge Street/Big Bay Point Road

Colour blind

A Barrie woman who didn't know red from green faces an impaired driving charge after a car was all over the road and cutting others off Wednesday.

Pizza mischief?

A Barrie teen who says he was 'jumped' by four people for his pizza early Thursday is having his claim questioned by city police.


Phone into lake

INNISFIL – A man who threw a woman's cellphone into the lake during an argument has been charged with mischief.

Kaitie Shipley, left, and Victoria Van Es, both of Barrie, recently won the Ontario Cup with the Bradford Eagles under-17 soccer team. They will head to Prince Edward Island this week for the national championship. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Barrie duo refuses to lose

In the last couple of seasons, the road to the Ontario Cup had been one of bitter disappointment and frustration for Kaitie Shipley.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Geoff Bickerton, national director of research with Canadian Union of Postal Workers, discusses ways Canada Post can make itself profitable during a meeting Tuesday night.

Message delivered

Raj Gill is not a postal worker — so why does she want to save Canada Post’s door-to-door service?

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